Historic buildings include the 1901 railroad depot and the 1850 McNabb House (Carrie Nation's daughter's home), located adjacent to the 1896 county jail. The jail houses the Richmond Police Department and is an excellent example of the Richardsonian Romanesque revival style of high Victorian arch...
The galleries represent the 1821 settlement of Spanish Texas, the Texas Revolution, the plantation era, the Civil War, the ranching era, and the sugar and cotton industries. Admission includes guided tours of the Long-Smith Cottage and the John M. Moore Home. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m....
At this 484-acre living-history site, visitors step back in time and experience Texas history. Guests visit the 1820s Jones farmstead, tour the 1890s Victorian mansion and see cowboys working cattle in a 1930s ranch area. Free for children four years old and younger Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. A...
Built in the 1840s, the home was originally on land owned by Jane Long, the Mother of Texas. Her land grant covered most of present-day Richmond. Tours available through the Fort Bend Museum. 500 Houston St.
Built in 1882-83 by merchant Isaac McFarlane, the restored house is home to the Fort Bend Museum administrative offices. It is not open for tours. The historic building played a significant part in the 1889 Jaybird/Woodpecker clash. 410 Jackson St.
The home was built in 1883 by John M. Moore for his bride, Lottie Dyer. The neoclassical homebuilt by architect Thomas Culshaw of Liverpool, England was remodeled in 1905 from its original Victorian design. Tours available through the Fort Bend Museum. 500 Houston St. On grounds of Fort Bend Muse...
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